xfce4rc1 wm notes

BluPhoenyx bluphoenyx at earthlink.net
Thu Dec 9 22:18:38 CET 2004

On Thursday 09 December 2004 14:40, Guido Draheim wrote:
> Actually, I am using the nvidia drivers in its weird "twinview"
> configuration - the XF86Config does not get a second screen
> section with the "leftof" in the serverlayout section but instead
> one has to add all those things in the device section going from
> there to the nvidia drivers and back to the x server. Here's
> what it looks like:

Ah, I must have misunderstood your message where you mentioned xorg.

> Section "Device"
>   BoardName    "0x0343"
>   BusID        "1:0:0"
>   Driver       "nvidia"
>   Identifier   "Device[0]"
>   Option       "TwinView"
>   Option       "NvAGP" "1"
>   Option       "MetaModes" "1024x768,1024x768;1024x768,1024x768;"
>   Option       "SecondMonitorHorizSync" "30-61"
>   Option       "SecondMonitorVertRefresh" "43-65"
>   Option       "TwinViewOrientation" "LeftOf"
>   Screen       0
>   Option       "Xinerama" "off"
>   Option       "Rotate" "off"
>   VendorName   "NVidia"
> EndSection

This looks fine but I'm not sure about the 'metamodes'. I might tinker with 
dual monitors later.

> BTW, if you intend to use nvidia twinview on suse,
> you can get an automatic base setup with
> sax2 -b /usr/X11R6/lib/sax/profile/NVidia_Twinview

I'll keep that in mind.


Mike T.

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